• MS in Finance Admissions

    Thank you for your interest in USC Marshall’s Master of Science in Finance degree program. The MSF program allows students to earn a graduate degree in 16 months, beginning coursework in August and finishing the following December. The MSF program is a full-time residential program, taking place on the USC campus. There are no minimum years of work experience required to be eligible to apply for the MSF program.

    Who would benefit from a Master of Science in Finance? 

    The primary objective of the MSF program is to provide individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to make an immediate impact as analysts within the various realms of finance and thus advance their careers. The program is open to both business and non-business undergraduates and equips them with tools, ideas and frameworks to excel in early-stage finance jobs. 

    STEM Designated Program 

    The MSF program at USC is a STEM designated program, which allows international students on F-1 visas to apply for a 24-month extension of their optional practical training (OPT).

Fall 2023 Dates and Deadlines

Important Dates:

Application opens: October 1, 2022
Classes begin: August 21, 2023
Orientation: August 14, 2023

Round 1 – December 1, 2022
Round 2 –February 1, 2023

*We will continue to accept applications after February 1, 2023. However, applications received after this date will be considered on a space-available basis. Priority will be given to students who apply by the Round 1 (Dec 1) and Round 2 (Feb 1) deadlines. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the Fall 2023 intake is full or by the May 31 final deadline.

No international student applications will be accepted after April 15, 2023, due to immigration timelines.

Notification period can extend to May 31, 2023.

All deadlines are at 11:59 pm EST (8:59 pm PST).


    For more information about this program please fill out THIS FORM.